– The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Melbourne Branch, presented the organization’s Academic Award for Excellence for Women to Florida
Tech graduating senior Tiffany King. A business administration major from Fridley, Minn., King was honored as the woman in her graduating class who has
maintained the highest grade point average (GPA). She earned a 4.0.
Named the School of Management’s outstanding senior for the year, King was also the school’s outstanding junior last year. Employed by the School of
Management since 2000, King was chosen as the university’s 2001-2002 Student Employee of the Year. She earned the Zonta Club of Melbourne’s Jane M.
Klausman Women in Business Award in 2001.
This summer, King will work at Compsys and Structural Composites in Melbourne as a finance and marketing intern. Following summer, she plans to pursue a
career in corporate finance.
Janice Teegen, Florida Tech instructor of humanities and communication, and the Florida Tech AAUW representative, presented the award.
Founded in 1881, AAUW is committed to education and equity for all women and girls. The organization, including the Melbourne branch, is open to all
graduates who hold a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university. The AAUW, through its Educational Foundation, provides over $2
million annually in scholarships and fellowships.